I LOVED all the rain we got yesterday and last night. One East El Paso street though, just couldn't hang ...

A gigantic sinkhole in east El Paso opened up on Sam Snead following all the rain yesterday and last night, leaving the surrounding neighborhood trying to work around it. According to KVIA:

A giant sinkhole, big enough to swallow a car, opened up in a section of east El Paso known for flooding on Tuesday afternoon. The sinkhole occurred at Sam Snead and Orville Moody Lane, about a block off of Lee Trevino.  Police shut off the area to traffic after the sinkhole appeared about 3 p.m. following an afternoon of heavy rain in the region. City crews were working to fix the roadway, but there was no immediate word on how long that could take.

Check out the sinkhole here. My friend/certified meteorologist Chuck DeBroder said rainfall in the last 24 hours or so has been unusually heavy.

We had a record .83" thru midnight, the old daily record for yesterday's date was . 73" set in 1883. After midnight, (unofficially), we received another .46". For an unofficial 2 day total of 1.29". - CB

Chuck predicts the final, official total will be 1.5" - 2".

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